By Eli Gruber, President & CEO Ecologix Environmental Systems Illinois recently joined the ranks of states that have introduced legislation to regulate how hydraulic fracturing is carried out.  Whether you cheer or jeer these new rules seems to once again depend heavily on which side of the fence you sit on.  Environmentalists claiming that regulations…

Eighty-five percent of respondents cite water as most important fracking-related issue in need of regulation ATLANTA — (May 7, 2013) A recent survey conducted by Atlanta-based Ecologix Environmental Systems reveals that water management is widely viewed as the single most important issue in need of regulation in the fracking industry. The one-question survey asked top…

Ecologix Environmental Systems President & CEO, Eli Gruber spent some time discussing wastewater recycling in the oil and gas industry with Conway Irwin at Breaking Energy. The following article gives an account of three executives of companies with different methodologies for managing spent frac water. While various wastewater recycling technologies have the same ultimate goal…

NEW SYSTEM OFFERS HOLISTIC APPROACH TO FRACK WATER TREATMENT May 02, 2013 Karen Bowman Rigzone Staff A wastewater treatment process long utilized in the food industry now is available to treat flowback and produced water from hydraulic fracturing. Established in 2002, Alpharetta, Georgia-based Ecologix Environmental Systems has provided wastewater treatment services to companies such as…

A recent publication by the Society of Petroleum Engineers examines a study performed by Halliburton and XTO Energy in which they successfully used produced water for crosslinked-gel-based hydraulic fracturing. The  attached paper gives further insight into what this accomplishment means for the oil & gas industry as a whole.